Saving Banksy (2017)
"Zbigniew Herbert's poetic prophecy of a rat becoming a unit of currency plays out in Colin M. Day's documentary Saving Banksy, which considers the tensions between street artists and their wealthy collectors."
Toni Erdmann (2016)
The Ardennes (D'Ardennen) (2017)
Smile Again, Jenny Lee (2015)
100 Streets (2017)
20th Century Women (2017)
Two Lovers and a Bear (2016)
"Maslany is adept at playing haunted characters, and her Lucy is no exception. She and Roman build a life together outside of logic and the boundaries of human habitation. They are a match made in a frozen heaven."
"What buoys the film from being a drag is this Spanish filmmaker's witty flourishes of red. Almodóvar uses the color to indicate the presence of blood as it moves through the confines of the human heart."
Hidden Figures (2017)
Off the Rails (2016)
Theo Who Lived (2016)
La La Land (2016)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
"Eden may especially resonate with those who've struggled and put their all into their art, only to see their colleagues succeed and pull up the ladder behind them. Plus, it has a good beat and you can dance to it."
Mifune: The Last Samurai (2016)
The Duelist (Duelyant) (2016)
"Writer-director Mizgirev has a sharpshooter's cold pair of eyes. His lens adds an antiseptic quality to the many deaths... It's Fyodorov's performance that communicates the emotional burden of killing."
Daughters of the Dust (1991)
Mr. Pig (Sr. Pig) (2016)
"Glover is always pleasant to hang out with, Rudolph gets to show off her considerable dramatic chops, while Joel Murray makes a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo. And if you don't think you can feel sorry for a pig, wait for those last few minutes."
Always Shine (2016)
Seasons (Les saisons) (2016)
"As to be expected from the directors of Winged Migration, the meditative Seasons is a sparsely narrated collection of often-stunning footage of animals going on about their business, sometimes in spite of humanity's best efforts."
I Am Not Madame Bovary (2016)
"The film does work as an interesting formalistic experiment... I Am Not Madame Bovary doesn't attempt to prettify the smoggy, overcrowded landscape, making the already-small frame feel that much more claustrophobic."
Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare) (2016)
The Similars (Los Parecidos) (2016)
The Love Witch (2016)
Company Town (2016)
King Cobra (2016)
Gimme Danger (2016)
"It's powered by casually great, lived-in acting, particularly from Lembit Ulfsak as the old man under whose roof the gruff Chechen mercenary and his sensitive young Georgian foe find themselves facing off."
The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016)
"While The Handmaiden is an empirically gorgeous movie no matter what's happening on screen, it also has no business being two-and-a-half hours long. It loses its momentum in the third act -- but lordy, those first two acts."
Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans) (2016)
We Are X (2016)